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Sport Will PSG-linked Dele Alli leave Spurs? Mourinho offers no assurances

20:10  20 september  2020
20:10  20 september  2020 Source:   goal.com

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Will PSG - linked Dele Alli leave Spurs ? Mourinho offers no assurances .

Jose Mourinho has offered no assurances about the future of Dele Alli after the Tottenham midfielder was linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain.

Jose Mourinho holding a baseball bat: Dele Alli, left, and Jose Mourinho © Getty Images Dele Alli, left, and Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has offered no assurances about the future of Dele Alli after the Tottenham midfielder was linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain.

Alli was left out of the Spurs squad on Sunday, when a Son Heung-min and Harry Kane-inspired Tottenham came from behind to beat Southampton 5-2, with Mourinho explaining his absence was a tactical decision because he had too many players in his position.

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Dele - who signed for Tottenham in 2015 and has 62 goals in 223 appearances - was offered to Real Madrid as part of the deal which saw Gareth Bale return to White Spurs legend Glenn Hoddle admits Jose Mourinho ’s counter-attacking style does not suit Dele but insisted leaving is not the answer.

Jose Mourinho and Dele Alli . © Reuters. Follow RT on. French giants Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly opened talks with Tottenham Hotspur to sign Dele Alli , who was left out of a second consecutive matchday squad by manager Jose Mourinho on Sunday.

The England international, 24, started against Everton in Spurs' Premier League opener but was replaced at half-time and did not travel to Bulgaria in midweek for their Europa League qualifier against Lokomotiv Plovdiv.

Given Gareth Bale has been added to Mourinho's attacking options this weekend, the outlook is unlikely to get any better for Alli, who is said to be of interest to Champions League finalists PSG.

Asked whether Alli would be leaving the club, Mourinho told reporters: "I'm not responsible for the [transfer] market.

"I don't know how to answer your question in relation to that. The only thing I can say is that I left eight players behind. They stayed and trained this morning because they are a big group and Dele is amongst these players.

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Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has addressed rumors of Paris Saint-Germain- linked midfielder Dele Alli 's impending exit, insisting "I'm not Alli 's future at Spurs has been the subject of much speculation since he was substituted at half-time during the 1-0 defeat against Everton on the opening

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has addressed rumors of Paris Saint-Germain- linked midfielder Dele Alli 's impending exit, insisting "I'm not Alli 's future at Spurs has been the subject of much speculation since he was substituted at half-time during the 1-0 defeat against Everton on the opening

"You could see our team. I cannot start with all of them and I cannot have a bench without defenders or midfielders. In the same way the squad is a puzzle, the bench is also a little puzzle.

"So to have on the bench Toby [Alderweireld] and Serge [Aurier], and Moussa [Sissoko] and Gio [Lo Celso], and [Erik] Lamela, and [Steven] Bergwijn. I cannot have on the bench four wingers or three wingers and a number 10, and then no defenders.

"Everything is a puzzle so in these matches that he stayed out, probably Tuesday he will play [in the EFL Cup against Leyton Orient] and others he will stay out."

Asked if he wanted to keep Alli, Mourinho replied: "I want a balanced squad, that's what I want.

"No, he doesn't need to be sacrificed, but the squad is a puzzle."

Spurs, for whom Son scored four against Southampton, signed Bale on loan from Real Madrid on Saturday and also added left-back Sergio Reguilon from LaLiga's champions after he impressed on loan with Sevilla last term.

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Jose Mourinho says Alli is not injured and that he has too many midfield players to choose from. According to The Telegraph, PSG are long-term admirers of the England international, who has been at Spurs since 2015, and that he was offered to Real Madrid as part of a loan deal for Gareth Bale, who

Jose Mourinho praises Spurs attack with Son Heung-min ‘on fire’ and Harry Kane bringing ‘big dynamic’ edge. With three weeks of the transfer window left , Alli 's name is already being linked with a move to Paris St Germain Dele Alli in training at Tottenham. Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty I.

"A coach always likes to have the best players in his squad," Mourinho added.

"Gareth, when fit and in condition, is one of the top players in Europe, and Sergio was amazing last season in Sevilla."


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Alli 'didn't look himself' in Tottenham's victory, according to Murphy .
The 24-year-old midfielder replaced Giovani Lo Celso at half-time and won and scored a stoppage-time penalty - Spurs' final goal of the evening - as they hammered their Israeli opponents.Dele Alli was not himself in Tottenham's 7-2 thrashing of Maccabi Haifa in the final round of Europa League qualifying, according to Danny Murphy.

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